High school headlines from around the state, 3/19
After three years of top ten finishes in the PIAA Class AAA state diving championships, the fourth time was a charm as Cedar Cliff's Rachel Mumma captured the gold medal with a score of 60.20
Last night was a night the Hershey swim team will never forget. In the state championships at Bucknell, both David Nolan and the Hershey 200 freestyle relay broke national high school records.
Friday night Mt. Lebanon redeemed themselves from a recent loss to Shaler but winning a lopsided affair 65-39 in the PIAA Class AAAA Quarterfinals.
Montour defeated WPIAL Class AAA champion Perry 56-51 to win their first ever PIAA quarterfinal game.
Seton-La Salle defeated Greensburg Central Catholic 74-44 in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals.
A day after a rough fall in the PIAA playoff game between Gateway and North Allegheny, all thoughts were with Gateway's 6-foot-10 junior Barnett Harris who was taken off the court on a stretcher in the fourth quarter Wednesday night. At the time, Harris could not move his legs and had minimal movement in his hands. On Thursday, Harris had regained movement in all extremities and was released from the hospital. Doctors diagnosed Harris with a bruised spinal cord but expect him to make a full recovery.